Immigration Canada Proposes Settlement and Resettlement Programs

National headquarters of Citizenship and Immigration Canada is issuing a national Call for Proposals for the following 2 programs:

  • programs and services to support the settlement and integration of newcomers into Canadian society
  • refugee resettlement and assistance programs.

Proposed activities must meet the criteria identified in one of the following areas: Overseas Activities; Needs Assessments; Resettlement; Service Bridging; Language/Skills Development; and Social Engagement.

Projects must be of a national or international scope and produce specified results within a specified time frame. Please note that all funding will be provided through contribution agreements.

Deadline for receipt of proposals is December 14, 2007 and project activities must begin during fiscal year 2008-2009, i.e. between April 1, 2008 and March 31, 2009. Multi-year projects will be considered but must respect the start dates referenced above.

Who can Apply

Project funding is available to:

  • non-profit organizations,
  • non-governmental organizations,
  • community groups,
  • umbrella organizations,
  • educational institutions,
  • individuals, and
  • businesses.

How to Apply

For details on eligibility criteria and steps on how to prepare a project proposal, see the Guide for Applicants. Read the guide carefully before you begin the application process.

Paper and electronic formats (saved on disk or CD) of the proposals should be submitted to the following address:

Integration and Refugee Program Delivery
Operational Management and Coordination Branch
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
365 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1L1

For further inquiries, please contact the contact info. available on the guide.

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